Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Montana The New

Here's a little something to go with my last post, though I don't think the two sound much the same.  This is another Christmas record headlined by Vincent Montana, Jr., this time in a much less disco much more smooth jazz vein.  There's certainly some good stuff on here, but it's very different from much of the stuff I share around here.  I'd never seen or heard of this one before, but I happened to stumble across two copies at a little antique mall in Ellicott City, Maryland, this summer.  This one came back with me in my carry-on, as frequently happens with me.  If you like the sound of vibes, I think you'll enjoy this one.  And it's quite long, too, for vinyl.  This is Montana Sextet-Christmas Time Is Here (Philly Sound Works PSW-LP004, Stereo, 1987).  That's much later than I usually like to share, but this it's still thirty years ago...

1. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
2. The Christmas Song
3. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
4. Christmas Time Is Here (Harp)
5. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
6. Snowfall
7. Little Drummer Boy Jam
8. Christmas Time Is Here (Vibes)

Zippyshare

7 comments:

Patrick A. Reed said...

Thank you for this... I think?

(And, as ever, thanks for all the cool stuff you share out.)

Freddie Jaye said...

Sounds like a real treat, Ernie. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

I was expecting cheese but this is really good! The "Little Drummer Boy Jam" has a 1980s NY/Miami Freestyle sound, not something I have ever heard with a Christmas song.

Kwork said...

Something different for sure, but I don't mind it. Thank you!

James Cooper said...

Vibe-tastic!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

CaptainOT said...

NICE FIND! Thanks Ernie!

Ernie said...

New linkage:

https://mega.nz/#!tddjAKKb!0mnOQK0q1bKbpzuGkTflyOUKd88-sXcvlY762MBcP-Q